Section 98-B:6

    98-B:6 Status of Employees of Other Governments. –
I. When any unit of government of this state acts as a receiving agency, employees of the sending agency who are assigned under authority of this act may be considered to be on detail to the receiving agency.
II. Appointments of persons so assigned may be made without regard to the laws or regulations governing the selection of employees of the receiving agency. Such person shall not be in the classified service of the state.
III. Employees who are detailed to the receiving agency shall not by virtue of such detail be considered to be employees thereof, except as provided in paragraph IV of this section, nor shall they be paid a salary or wage by the receiving agency during the period of their detail. The supervision of the duties of such employees during the period of detail may be governed by agreement between the sending agency and the receiving agency.
IV. Any employee of a sending agency assigned in this state who suffers disability or death as a result of personal injury arising out of and in the course of such assignment, or sustained in the performance of duties in connection therewith, shall be treated for the purpose of the receiving agency's employee compensation program, as an employee, as defined in such act, who has sustained such injury in the performance of such duty, but shall not receive benefits under that act for any period for which he elects to receive similar benefits as an employee under the sending agency's employee compensation program.
V. The provisions of paragraphs I through IV of this section shall not apply to any employee assigned to or from the federal government under the terms of title IV of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act of 1970, 5 U.S.C. sections 3371-3376 as may be from time to time amended. The assignment of such an employee shall be governed by the terms of the intergovernmental personnel assignment agreement under which the employee is assigned.

Source. 1965, 231:1. 1971, 116:2, eff. May 2, 1971.